Dale Reid
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Dale Reid

Dale Reid
Personal information
Born (1959-03-20) 20 March 1959 (age 61)
Ladybank, Scotland
Height1.62 m (5 ft 4 in)
Nationality Scotland
ResidenceAustralia[1]
PartnerCorinne Dibnah[2]
Career
Turned professional1979
Former tour(s)Ladies European Tour (1979-2005)
LPGA Tour (1997-1998)
Professional wins23
Number of wins by tour
Ladies European Tour21 (2nd all-time)
Other2
Best results in LPGA major championships
ANA InspirationCUT: 1985, 1992
Women's PGA C'shipT25: 1997
U.S. Women's Open64th: 1988
du Maurier ClassicT52: 1997
Women's British OpenCUT: 2001, 2002, 2004
Achievements and awards

Dale Reid (born 20 March 1959) is a Scottish professional golfer from Ladybank, Fife. She is one of the most successful players in the history of the Ladies European Tour, with 21 tournament victories. She topped the Order of Merit in 1984 and 1987 and was made a life member of the tour after collecting her 20th title at the 1991 Ford Classic. She played for Europe in the first four Solheim Cups (1990, 1992, 1994 and 1996) and was Europe's non-playing captain in 2000 and 2002.

She worked full-time in a care home in Cupar, Fife for a short time as a social care worker, shortly after leaving this job she moved to Australia where she now resides.[1]

Reid was named an Officer of the Order of the British Empire on the 2001 Queen's New Year's Honours List, following the 2000 Solheim Cup win.[3]

Crash

In 2010 while driving with her partner in Gladstone, Queensland, she was a victim of a fatal crash with a truck. She survived with minor cuts and bruises, but the driver of the other truck, along with his son, was killed.[4][1]

Professional wins (23)

Ladies European Tour wins (21)

Other wins (2)

Team appearances

Professional

See also

References

  1. ^ a b c "Scots golfer 'traumatised' after head-on smash kills 2". The Scotsman. 28 June 2010. Retrieved 2017.
  2. ^ Mair, Lewine (2 May 2008). "Dale Reid swaps Orders of Merit for bed pans". The Telegraph. Retrieved 2017.
  3. ^ "Dale Reid awarded OBE in Honours List". Golf Today. Retrieved 2017.
  4. ^ "Former Ladybank golfer survives horror road smash". Fife Today. Johnston Press. 1 July 2010. Retrieved 2017.

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